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Salem Police: Man menaced 2 women in park, pointed gun at person trying to intervene

By Matt Rawlings,


SALEM, Ore. ( KOIN ) — A man was arrested Wednesday night after menacing two women at a Salem park, police said.

Arthur Hill, 37, was charged with menacing, harassment, unlawful use of a weapon and possession of a gun. He was lodged in the Marion County Jail.

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Just before 11:30 p.m., officers responded to Riverfront Park after receiving a call that a man struck a woman and showed a gun, according to police.

Authorities determined that Hill was in an altercation with two women that he knew and when someone tried to intervene, Hill pointed a gun at them.

Hill was attempting to drive away from the park when officers arrived at the scene, police said. He was taken into custody without incident.

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